MusicRow looks back on its 2014 events, including the MusicRow Chart Annual Airplay Awards during CRS, the third annual Rising Women On The Row breakfast and the reader-voted MusicRow Awards.
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MusicRow Magazine presented its 26th annual subscriber-voted MusicRow Awards on June 18 during a ceremony hosted by BMI at the performing rights organization’s Nashville offices. The awards event, led by MusicRow Publisher and Owner Sherod Robertson, recognized the 2014 Breakthrough Artist Brandy Clark, Breakthrough Songwriters Nicolle Galyon and Cole Swindell, Song of the Year (“All Kinds of Kinds,” penned by Phillip Coleman and Don Henry), and Producer of the Year Frank Liddell.
Additionally, Top Ten Album All-Star Musician Awards were presented to session players who performed on the most top ten albums during the eligibility period.
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MusicRow‘s 2014 Rising Women on the Row event honored Flood, Bumstead, McCready & McCarthy’s Julie Boos, Sony Music Nashville’s Caryl Healy, Big Machine Label Group’s Kelly Rich, Essential Broadcast Media’s Ebie McFarland, and Warner/Chappell Music’s Alicia Pruitt.
The event took place at the Omni Hotel Nashville on March 21.
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MusicRow Magazine presented its 12th annual CountryBreakout Awards at Margaritaville in Nashville on Feb. 18. Entertainers at the event included Native Run, and Natalie Stovall and The Drive.
The CountryBreakout Awards recognize success at radio on the MusicRow chart during the preceding year (January to December 2013). A list of award recipients is below.
12th annual MusicRow CountryBreakout Award winners:
Male Artist of the Year–Blake Shelton
Female Artist of the Year–Miranda Lambert
Group of the Year–The Band Perry
Breakout Songwriter-Rodney Clawson
Breakout Artist of the Year–Kacey Musgraves
Independent Artist of the Year –Tracy Lawrence
CountryBreakout Reporter of the Year– Kelly Green of WEIO (Huntingdon, Tenn.)
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